Fonds AM1663 - Karl Haspel fonds

Prow of old "Empress of Japan", Stanley Park Totems [in] Stanley Park [View of] Siwash Rock [View of] Seven Sisters [trees in] Stanley Park [View of] Vancouver from Brockton Point [A man sitting in front of a] Circus [tent writing a letter] [People diving off a three level diving platform at] Eagle Harbour, on Howe Sound [Night photograph of the] Marine Building [taken from the pier] [Night photograph of the] CPR ‘docks from [the] Empress Hotel, Victoria, B.C. Indian War Canoe Race, Gooseberry Point [The] "Rio Bonita" on Phillips Arm [B.C.] Vancouver skyline from Coal Harbour [Boats docked in marina: "Cohoe Bay" and "Sal ... Kitsilano Reserve, English Bay A group of people watching a military inspection Night photograph of Totem Poles Five soldiers firing a cannon Photograph of a tree, looking up the trunk towards the sky A swan and ducks in the water View of palm trees looking out on water View of a cliff and a variety of trees Waves on the ocean Waves on the ocean East Indian woman with three children Group of Indian Sikh children in a parade A group of Chinese men carrying a banner against fascism, war and invasion, in a parade [View of] Howe Sound [View of] Howe Sound View of Lost Lagoon at dusk View of the ocean through some trees View of a man on a beach by the ocean View of trees along a shoreline View of trees along a shoreline Pilings covered with barnacles A totem pole Cedar trees in a forest View of Siwash Rock with sailboat and tankers in the distance View of Siwash Rock View near Siwash Rock View of sailboat at Whytecliffe View of canoes on the water at Whytecliffe View of Whytecliffe View of Whytecliffe View of trees, sailboat and small island in the distance View of trees, water and islands in the background View of a mountain at dusk View of trees, water and land in the distance View of a small island and shoreline Boats at a marina with sky reflected in the water Close-up of rocks on the shore worn smooth by the waves View from the Hotel Vancouver, in a constructed panorama
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Karl Haspel fonds

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221 photographs

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Born Aug. 9, 1888 in Greencastle, Indiana, Karl Haspel moved to Vancouver in 1929. He was an amateur photographer who worked as an electrical engineer for the British Columbia Telephone Company. He retired in 1954 and died May 25, 1971.

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The fonds consists of Haspel's photographs of Vancouver and the surrounding area, Coal Harbour, parades, Lion's Gate Bridge, Victoria, Powell River, Mount Baker and California.

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Photographs in this fonds have been given the prefix CVA 300.

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